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SSC Teacher Wins NSTA Award

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) recently announced the winners of the 2018 NSTA Teacher Awards program, which honors K–12 teachers, principals, professors and other science education professionals for their outstanding work and achievement in science education.  Among those honorees, Hoover City Schools teacher Meghan Denson.

Denson, the S.T.E.A.M. facilitator at South Shades Crest Elementary School, was one of sixteen educators from across the United States to win the Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers in their first five years of teaching.

The Arlington, VA-based National Science Teachers Association is the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence in science teaching and learning, preschool through college. NSTA’s membership includes approximately 55,000 science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business representatives, and others involved in science education.